• Video & Transcript: President Shimon Peres – Message – 2013 March of the Living Auschwitz-Birkenau on Yom Hashoah

    My friends: There are marches which are measured by the length of the journey. There are marches which are measured by time. You are on a march which cannot be compared. It is a march from the lowest point to the highest peak. The lowest point is the action of

  • ‘We won’t be calmed,’ Peres tells March of Living participants

    10,000 people make three-kilometer walk between Auschwitz and Birkenau, led by IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz led Monday’s March of the Living ceremonies at Auschwitz-Birkenau, along with Tel Aviv’s Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, himself a child survivor of the camp. Some 10,000

  • Dan Kanter, Justin Bieber’s Musical Director and Guitar Player, Takes Emotional Visit to Auschwitz

    Dan Kanter, musical director and guitar player for Justin Bieber, made an emotional visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau earlier this week during Justin Bieber’s 2013 European Believe Tour stop in Poland. The trip was organized by the March of the Living, an international educational institution dedicated to teaching the lessons of the Holocaust

  • Filling the Gaps in Israel’s Holocaust Reading List

    Haaretz By Amos Goldberg Many pivotal works about the Holocaust remain inaccessible to Hebrew readers, particularly those that don’t fit the Israeli national narrative. As a result, Israelis miss out on an important internal debate The publication of the Hebrew translation of Raul Hilberg’s work, “The Destruction of the European

  • Churchill Teen Makes March of the Living

    Woodland Hills senior Hannah Frank experiences an international educational program that brings Jewish teens from all over the world to Poland and Israel in honor and remembrance of the Holocaust.

  • Poems of Life and Death

    By Simcha Paull Raphael, Ph.D. From the Preface: In April 2006 I traveled to Poland as a participant on a March of the Living tour. Over the course of less than one week I visited the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Birkenau, Treblinka and Majdanek, as well as the killing fields of

  • March of the Living to Auschwitz camp led by Shimon Peres

    Thousands of people are expected today at the site of the Auschwitz death camp to remember the victims of the Holocaust with a solemn march. Shimon Peres, the former Israeli prime minister and a Nobel peace prize laureate, is to lead some 8,000 people, mostly students, in the March of

  • Riots Of Kristallnacht – Reinhard Heydrich’s Instructions, November 1938

    Copyright © 2016 Yad Vashem. The World Holocaust Remembrance Center Secret Copy of Most Urgent telegram from Munich, of November 10, 1938, 1:20 A.M. To All Headquarters and Stations of the State Police All districts and Sub-districts of the SD Urgent! For immediate attention of Chief or his deputy! Re: